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Feb 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
working to harness the area's famous winds. this week an alternative energy company installed a wind turbine at the cliff house site. >> the operators of the cliff house came to us and said we have this great idea to add a wind turbine to the gift shop. >> reporter: the idea has been blowing around for several years. neighbors were concerned about noise and how a turbine would affect the view. the park service says the turbine is silent and designed to blend in. engineers say it's also designed to protect wildlife. >> we'll be moving slowly so it won't be -- the birds will be easily able to, you know, see them and stay away from them. >> reporter: the three kilowatt system is intended to power the cliff house gift shop and part of the restaurant. it's a three-year pilot project aimed at demonstrating the potential for coastal turbine systems. >> we believe we can do it on the coast most places, and this is the start of many other ones to come. >> reporter: it's expected to produce energy in the next couple of weeks with hopes that its place in the future of clean energy is not a lot
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
: and the major difference i noticed today versus last year on report day was the energy in the clubhouse. last year it was violent. these are all new players afraid of saying or doing the wrong thing but today there's a different swagger that comes from a team that made the playoffs. the music was up and you don't have to guess what song was playing. of course move it like bernie. and so i can confirm, the a's are ready to get it started in 2013. reporting live in chilly a arizona, i'm kate longworth, nbc bay area news. >> we'll have you back again tomorrow. football. the 49ers quarterback chris culliver had a rough week especially following homophobic comments. he began visiting with sick children at the ronald mcdonald house. >> like i said, more to continue. projects like this or anything, i've been dealing with this project for two months now. it's like i'm a little kid at the candy store. anxious to see him. hearing from all the battles and things he went through and to see him out here, he had a big smile on his face and just the love, today was the first day coming outsi
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
save energy. manufacturing already exists in silicon valley and now that president obama has thrown down this challenge -- >> my first priority is making america a magnet for new jobs in manufacturing. after jobs for ten years, our manufacturers about 500,000 jobs over the past three. caterpillar is bringing jobs back from japan. ford is bringing jobs back from mexico. and this year apple will start making macs in america again. >> reporter: we went to silicon valley manufacturing leader flextronics to ask can this happen here? they say yes. >> we love it. we're sitting here in the united states where 6.5 million square feet -- >> reporter: michael mcnamara has been manufacturing gadgets here for two decades and say the future looks even busier. >> here in silicon valley we're doing things like defense, automotive, telecom and datacom. the economics tilt better every year. >> reporter: which means more opportunity for growth and new hiring both planned here which means silicon valley may once again be known as a place where things get made. the group that tracks manufacturing says e
Feb 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
diabetes than shorter bursts of energy. >> unlike most intern shipps you have to give them back. a look at a hollywood spoof of the corporate culture. >> you got us a job at google. >> it's an interview for an intern shipp that could lead to a job. >> you interns, shut up. >> you're so old. i thought you were important. >> vince vaughan and owen wilson star as 40 something out of work sales mown set out to silicon valley and end up as interns at google. what makes the movie different from other tech movies is that this one focuses on the hmm, shall we say whimsical company culture rather than the search giant. it hits theaters june 7th. >> we are in. free food at google. that is key as we bring in jim kozimor for our comcast sports newsroom. >> i got the resume ready. i'll take the free food. let's move it along. love isn't the only thing in the air today. spring training is in full swing. we'll have news from both camps, including sad news for the green and gold. and buster posey is getting ready for another season. find out what he says is making the biggest difference for him th
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
is a desire for action and there is energy be it the residents of this area or the folks that occupy, it doesn't matter, there is energy and we have to get that energy focused. >> reporter: wasserman called it one of the most complicated crime areas in the u.s. burglaries were up more than 23%. we talked to several people as they were leaving the meeting. we heard mixed reviews. some people said they had heard these ideas before. others said they were helpful it could turn it around in oakland. there will be other community meetings like this and we're told wasserman will attend the meetings. we talked to the mayor and the police chief. you can hear what they had to say tonight at 11:00. monte francis, nbc bay area news. >>> thank you. it looked like chaos in fremont but it was only a drill. fire, police and other agencies responded to a large scale simulated disaster with hundreds of fictional casualties. today's event was one of the largest disaster manage many exercises ever held in the bay area with 15 agencies participating. >> these are all agencies that would typically respond
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
earth's surface releasing several thousand tons of energy. translation, about the same energy as a small atomic bomb. >> the rock comes in from space. it hits the earth's atmosphere. that decelerates and puts a lot of stress on it. then it's likely to fragment into lots of pieces. >> reporter: scientists say this happens several times a year but most of the time the meteorites burn up as they enter the earth as atmosphere. rarely are they seen by people and hardly ever do they cause damage. the meteorite literally shook the earth. the geological survey released this seismogram that says it was on par with a 2.7 magnitude earthquake. they say there is no connection with that and the asteroid passing by earth right now. >> amazing. thank you, janelle. >>> olympic star oscar pistorius broke down in tears several times in a south african courtroom today while being formally charged for the murder of his girlfriend. he's accused of shooting his girlfriend, 30-year-old model reeva steenkamp in the head. a statement questioning the criminal charge against him. the statement reads, the all
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